Rockium Z

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Rockium Z
イワZ
Rock Z
Rockium Z
Rockium Z
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VII
Pocket
Generation VII Bag Z-Crystals pocket icon.png Z-Crystals

The Rockium Z (Japanese: イワZ Rock Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is the type-specific Z-Crystal associated with the Rock type and allows Pokémon to upgrade their Rock-type moves to Z-Moves.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
SMUSUM N/A N/A

Effect

Bag Rockium Z Sprite.png Bag item

Can create Rockium Z held items for Pokémon in the party.

Held Rockium Z Sprite.png Held item

In battle

Allows the holder to upgrade its Rock-type damaging moves to the Z-Move Continental Crush or upgrade its Rock-type status moves into Z-Moves.

Unaffected by item negating effects (such as Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot remove a Z-Crystal from a Pokémon.

Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Rock-type form. Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.

Outside of battle

A held Rockium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is traded between players.

Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Rock-type form.

Description

Bag item

Games Description
SMUSUM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade Rock-type moves to Rock-type Z-Moves.

Held item

Games Description
SMUSUM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades Rock-type moves to Z-Moves.

Acquisition

Games Method
SM Ruins of Life (from Olivia for defeating her in the Akala Island grand trial)
USUM Ruins of Life (from Olivia for defeating her in the Akala Island grand trial)

In the anime

A Rockium Z in the anime

Gladion used his Rockium Z with his Lycanroc to defeat Team Rocket in A Glaring Rivalry!. He obtained it by completing Olivia's grand trial prior to the episode.

Olivia was revealed to have a Rockium Z in The Island Whisperer!.

Ash obtained a Rockium Z from Olivia after completing the Akala Island grand trial in Trials and Determinations!. He first used it with his Lycanroc in Mimikyu Unmasked!.

A full set of type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Rockium Z, appeared in SM109, where Hapu allowed Ash to choose his grand trial prize from them.

A full set of replicas of the type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Rockium Z, appeared in A Team-on-Team Tussle!, where they were shown to Ash and his classmates by Professor Kukui.

In the manga

A Rockium Z in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Pokémon Move Specialist Professor Kukui, Olivia attempted to use her Rockium Z with her Lycanroc to perform Continental Crush against Nanu's Alolan Persian, but Hala stopped the battle before the move could be executed.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 岩石Z Ngàahmsehk-Z
Mandarin 岩石Z Yánshí-Z
Denmark Flag.png Danish Stenium Z
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Steenium Z
Finland Flag.png Finnish Rockium Z
France Flag.png French Rocazélite
Germany Flag.png German Petrium Z
Italy Flag.png Italian Petrium Z
South Korea Flag.png Korean 바위Z Bawi-Z
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Rockium Z
Poland Flag.png Polish Kamienium Z
Russia Flag.png Russian Камниум Z Kamnium Z
Spain Flag.png Spanish Litostal Z
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Rockium Z

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